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Minister Winde to Provide Khayelitsha Residents with Food Garden Starter Kit

4 September 2014

In a boost for food security, Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will provide Khayelitsha residents with the tools they need to grow communal food gardens.

Tomorrow, Minister Winde will visit two local food gardens the Khula Mntwana Food Garden and the Siyazama Food Garden to hand over suitcases containing the starter kits needed to start a food garden. 

The visit forms part of an ongoing programme from the Western Cape Department of Agriculture to ensure households can meet food security needs.

DETAILS:

Date: 4 September 2014

Venue: Khula Mntwana Food Garden

Address: 39728 Steve Tshwete Road, Mandela Park, Khayelitsha

Time: 10:00 - 10:45am

Venue: Siyazama Food Garden

Address: 20496 Steve Tshwete Road, Mandela Road, Khayelitsha

Time: 11:00 - 11:45

Media Enquiries: 

Bronwynne Jooste
Spokesperson for Minister Alan Winde
Tel: 021 483 3550
E-mail: bronwynne.jooste@westerncape.gov.za